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99 Apartments for rent in Ankeny, IA

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Last updated May 27 at 7:51pm UTC
1607 NW 2nd St
Ankeny
Ankeny, IA
Updated May 24 at 6:20pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$995
1805 SW White Birch Cir
Ankeny
Ankeny, IA
Updated May 24 at 6:19pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,050
1825 White Birch Circle 14
Ankeny
Ankeny, IA
Updated May 17 at 10:17am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$995
1219 NE Windsor Dr
Ankeny
Ankeny, IA
Updated April 28 at 1:55am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,150
River Hills Apartments
700 E 5th St
Des Moines, IA
Updated May 27 at 7:51pm UTC
Studio
$699
1 Bedroom
$799
2 Bedrooms
$899
Results within 5 miles of Ankeny, IA
Winwood
6031 Meadow Crest Dr
Johnston, IA
Updated May 25 at 11:38pm UTC
Studio
$725
1 Bedroom
$815
2 Bedrooms
$920
1122 Seneca Ave
Highland Park
Des Moines, IA
Updated May 27 at 9:43am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
2334 E 12th St
Union Park
Des Moines, IA
Updated May 23 at 10:04am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$895
1709 34th Ave. SW Unit 1
Altoona
Altoona, IA
Updated May 19 at 11:18am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,100
3310 E 36th Ct
Sheridan Gardens
Des Moines, IA
Updated May 19 at 11:13am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$875
1015 E 9th St
Capitol Park
Des Moines, IA
Updated May 12 at 10:10am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,000
1900 7th St
River Bend
Des Moines, IA
Updated April 27 at 1:41am UTC
1 Bedroom
$600
6957 Daniel DeFoe Drive
North District
Johnston, IA
Updated April 12 at 3:16pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,430
2039 SW Cascade Falls Dr
Ankeny
Ankeny, IA
Updated May 27 at 9:46am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,195
909 24th Ct
Ankeny
Ankeny, IA
Updated May 24 at 6:20pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,695
2063 SW Cascade Falls Dr
Ankeny
Ankeny, IA
Updated May 24 at 6:20pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,195
Residences at 62W
6000 NW 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA
Updated May 25 at 6:52pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,275
2 Bedrooms
$1,560
3 Bedrooms
$2,150
6909 Daniel DeFoe Drive
North District
Johnston, IA
Updated May 25 at 4:56pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
Results within 10 miles of Ankeny, IA
6905 Jack London Dr
North District
Johnston, IA
Updated May 24 at 6:20pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,795
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City Guide
Ankeny

Ankeny is located about 10 miles north of Des Moines and is largely considered a suburb of the city. Ankeny’s primary industry is centered on the John Deere plant located in the southwest portion of town. Additionally, many Ankeny residents commute to the economic center of Des Moines for work.

Ankeny is very suburban in the sense that it has seen a lot of development in the past 50 or so years. There’s a small historical district located in the city center, with a few mom and pop type shops and older homes, but the majority of the city has been developed since the 1960s. This means that there are plenty of newer apartment complexes, condominiums and townhomes for your renting pleasure. It also means that most of your shopping, dining and nightlife will happen in big box stores and chain restaurants located in the malls and shopping centers of Ankeny. Don’t fret, though! If you’re looking for independently owned shops and restaurants, you’re just a 15-minute drive from Des Moines.

The center of town is located at the intersection of Ankeny Boulevard and 1st Street. These two roads divide the town into quadrants, with each quadrant having its own unique character. The type of rental you want will probably determine which section of town you end up in.

The southern portions of town are where you’ll see some of the older 1960s development. Affordable apartment complexes and the occasional rental home are typically what you’ll find available. The southeastern portion of town generally has more rentals, but you can find the odd apartment on the west side, as well. Two bedroom properties in this area tend to range from $500-$700 per month.

There’s plenty of newer development in the northern part of town. Here, you’ll find a lot of townhomes, newer apartment complexes and condominiums, particularly in the area around Saylorville Lake. Many of these newer apartments offer great amenities, including swimming pools, gyms and clubhouses. Additionally, these developments will usually offer more in the way of flexible leases, studio apartments and furnished apartments for rent. Two bedrooms in the north skew on the slightly more expensive side than southern rentals, generally ranging from $600-$800.

You shouldn’t have too much trouble finding a pet-friendly apartment in Ankeny, either. Though some rentals may have limitations on the number or size of pets, you can frequently find apartments that will accept furry friends of all kinds. Remember to ask your landlord prior to signing the lease to avoid any hairy situations (sorry, we couldn’t resist).

So welcome to Ankeny, dear Internet renter! Enjoy all the suburban comforts this Des Moines area city has to offer!